Engineer 2, Product - VDS 

LOCATION: Avon / Ohio (US-OH), United States | BRAND: Bendix | REQUISITION ID: 4039 | JOB GRADE: 15 


Want to help shape tomorrow?  At Bendix we’ve been doing it for 90 years…setting the standard with advanced dynamic solutions that drive improved commercial vehicle performance and safety.  We’re part of the Knorr-Bremse Group, the global leader in braking technologies. As part of our team, you’ll collaborate with a world of talented and dedicated colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. You’ll find rewarding opportunities, diverse experiences, partnerships, and an unwavering commitment to ethics and integrity. Innovation is part of our DNA. Achievement drives our culture. Learn more today!



Employer: Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC


Job Title:  Engineer 2, Product - VDS


Job Location:  35500 Chester Road, Avon, OH 44011


Work Hours: Full time, 40 hours per week (M-F, 8 am to 5 pm)


Job Duties: Product Development Engineer position supports the Vehicle Dynamic Systems (VDS) product lines. The Product Development Engineer is responsible for the design, development, and launching of next generation electronic components and braking safety systems for commercial vehicles. Essential functions of the job include:


  • Drive validation tasks of several components at various launch stages through Product Development and Commercialization (PDC) process.
  • Interface with Systems Engineers to document system requirements and test results
  • Design of experiment capabilities and abilities to execute and document the experiment into a test management system.
  • Coordinate technician resources for test setup, component validation and data collection.
  • Organize test plans and resources for component and complete system validation managed using Design Verification Plan & Report (DVP&R).
  • Periodically present DVP&R, test results and system validation methods to OEM customers in a concise and professional manner.
  • Support Production Part Approval Process (PPAP).
  • Travel to test track, winter test facility, customer demos, and customer facilities to support the application and installation of  electronics systems on OEM vehicles.
  • Travel to production and supplier facilities to lead and support production facilities launch team as well as support ongoing production inquiries.
  • Support efforts related to product functional safety.
  • Represent Bendix’s interests in professional groups such as SAE. 
  • Support field troubleshooting calls regarding  electronics systems.
  • Create and modify Design Failure Mode Effects Analysis (DFMEA)


Minimum Requirements: Bachelors in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering and 5 years of experience OR Masters in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering and 2 years of experience. Must have experience with analyzing system performance based on data obtained during Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) and vehicle testing; identifying and implementing improvements based on data obtained during HIL and vehicle testing; working with OEM customers to identify their requirements for system performance; and leading efforts to implement changes as required and validate that customer requirements are met. Employer will accept any suitable combination of education, training or experience.


Travel requirements: Domestic and international travel up to 25%


Remote work: May work from home up to two (2) days pers week.





What does Bendix have to offer you? 
- Work/life balance that includes Paid Vacation & Holiday Paid Time Off 
- 401k Plan with Company matching 
- Retirement Savings Plan
- Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)
- Wellness Program and incentives
- Telework policy
- On-Site Fitness Center
- On-Site Cafeteria with Healthy menu options
- Health and Welfare Insurance Benefits that start on your 1st day of employment:

Company-Paid Benefits:
- Basic Life Insurance
- Basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
- Short Term Disability
- Business Travel Accident Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Voluntary Employee-Paid Benefits:
- Medical and Prescription insurance
- Dental insurance
- Vision insurance
- Supplemental Life Insurance Plans
- Supplemental AD&D insurance for Employee and Family
- Long Term Disability
- Accident Plan
- Critical Illness Plan
- Hospital Indemnity Plan


Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron